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There are many outside scholarships available to help fund your education. For all scholarships listed below, please refer to the links provided for updated deadlines, availability and contact information.

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Arctic Chiropractic Got a Spine Scholarship

Arctic Chiropractic in Fairbanks, Alaska provides a $500 scholarship each year called the Got a Spine Scholarship.  Both U.S. and Canadian students are eligible to apply.  The deadline is May 2, 2022.  For more information, visit

AAUW Grants & Fellowships

AAUW supports women who are preparing to advance their careers. Visit for application requirements and deadline dates. (Apps available Aug. 1 with Nov., Dec & Jan. deadlines)

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

To apply you’ll need to submit an essay on the topic posted on the scholarship page of their website at The deadline is in early June each year, typically around the 10th.

Alexis Noggle Scholarship for the Advancement of Health through Wellness

Please visit for full application details. This award is open to all chiropractic students with an annual deadline of April 30.

American Black Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Visit for full details and application. The award is based on application information/questions and academic records. The deadline is in May of each year.

The American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships

Must demonstrate enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one-fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood. Deadline is July 15 of each year. Visit for full details on awards and applications.

Catching the Dream Scholarship (MESBEC)

Must be a Native American. For details on multiple awards visit

Christian Chiropractor’s Association Auxiliary Scholarship

Applicant must be CCA member enrolled at an accredited chiropractic college. Visit for more information. April 30 deadline annually.

FICS Scholarship

For information on criteria, application or deadline (end of October deadline date) visit

The Foxworth Family Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time Doctor of Chiropractic student at an accredited institution with a minimum 2.7 GPA. For details and application visit by the posted deadline date.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Must be of Hispanic heritage to apply for any of the listed scholarships. For details and a complete list of scholarships, visit Deadlines vary for each award.

Iowa Chiropractic Education and Research Foundation (ICERF) Scholarship

The Iowa Chiropractic Education and Research Foundation has established up to two annual $2,500 chiropractic scholarships to be awarded to students attending Palmer College of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University, Logan University, or Cleveland University-Kansas City. These scholarships will be awarded during the Iowa Chiropractic Society Annual Convention held in April each year. The student must be a member of the Iowa Chiropractic Society and have successfully completed a minimum of five trimesters and maintained a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of application. The student must be willing to reside and practice in the state of Iowa. The application can be found online. Annual deadline is February 28. Any questions, please contact Linda Reinard, ICS Membership Director at

Japanese American Citizens League Educational Program

Must be an active member of the JACL. For details and a complete list of all available scholarships visit and search scholarship. The deadline is April 1st each year.

Jewish Educational Loan Fund

JELF (Jewish Educational Loan Fund) is a non-profit that offers interest-free loans to Jewish students from FL, GA, SC, NC and VA enrolled full time in higher education programs. Applicants should visit to start the process.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

Korean-American students can visit for more details and deadline dates on various awards.

Legacy for Leadership Scholarship

Applications are now open for the ChiroCongress Cares inaugural $5,000 scholarship award. To apply, simply complete the online application. Applicants are required to provide their educational information, a brief essay describing their leadership qualities, and two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to their character and commitment to the chiropractic profession. For more information about the Legacy of Leadership Scholarship and the application process, please visit

Maynard Lipe Scholarship Award

Must be an honorable DC enrolled in a PG Orthopedics program leading to diplomate status or a master’s degree. Visit for details. (Deadline is in November.)

The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Program

For application details (open in January of each year) and a list of scholarships for Italian Americans, please visit The deadline is in February annually.

NBCE Student Scholarship

Applicants must have passed all of NBCE Part I Boards to be eligible to apply. For full application details as well as complete eligibility requirements, please visit The deadline is typically the end of July annually.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Educational Support Award

Applicants must be mothers with minor children and meet certain income requirements. Applications will be available in April annually with a July or August deadline date. For complete eligibility criteria and an application, please visit

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Applicant must be classified as a New American (see website for full details). The deadline is Nov. 1. Visit for all application requirements.

P.E.O. International Scholarships for Women

P.E.O. International maintains educational projects in the form of grants, scholarships and loans.  The P.E.O. Sisterhood proudly makes a difference in women’s lives with six philanthropies that include ownership of an all-women’s college, Cottey College, and five projects that provide higher educational assistance.  Visit for information, as applications open on Sept. 15 for the 2022-2023 school year.

Sallie Mae Graduate School Scholarships

Visit for details on scholarships specifically for students seeking a graduate or professional degree.

SICA Scholarships

Visit for criteria for all SICA scholarships, including: Auxiliary Scholarship & Arnold Schwarzenegger Chiropractic Scholarship (deadline is in April each year).

The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation for Peace & Justice Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin or North/South Dakota and submit a completed application, transcripts as well as a letter from a nominator by mid-March each year. For application and other requirement details please visit or contact

World Congress of Women Chiropractors Scholarship

For criteria & downloadable application visit (Oct 31st. deadline annually)

For all listed scholarships, use the contact information on the website for updated deadlines and to confirm availability and be sure to check with other organizations for potential scholarship opportunities. There is a lot of free money out there to be awarded if you are willing to do the work!


Outside State Scholarships


Arkansas Health Education Grant

Applicants must be a resident of Arkansas and meet other requirements. For application and complete eligibility criteria visit


Dr. Robert L. Dark Memorial Scholarship

Applicant must be a student member of the California Chiropractic Association, active in governmental affairs activities and a resident of California. Essay, recommendation letters and application must be submitted by early late February-early March each year. Visit ​ for all scholarship details.


Illinois Chiropractic Foundation(ICF)

Applicants must be a resident of Illinois, intent to practice in Illinois, be a 2nd year or higher student with a minimum 2.75 GPA. For application and complete eligibility criteria contact the ICF online at or by phone at 217-525-1200 or via email at


Kentucky Chiropractic Society

Applicants must be a resident of Kentucky in 4th tri. or above with a minimum 3.0 GPA. For application and complete eligibility criteria contact the KCS via email at


Chiropractic Association of Louisiana – William Boyd Scholarship

Applicants must be a resident of Louisiana, plan to practice in LA, and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. For application and complete eligibility criteria, as well as deadline dates, visit


Macomb County Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Must be a Macomb County Michigan resident. For complete details and application visit and search for scholarships (deadline is in Mid-March annually).


Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association Scholarship

The Healing Hands Helping America Foundation is associated with the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA). Each year, the foundation awards scholarships to eligible applicants. The annual deadline to apply is June 1.  Visit or email Linda Wortman at for details on the awards offered by this organization.


Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Scholarship

Interested applicants can stop by the Financial Planning Office to request the 2021 application, or visit – the deadline to apply is typically in July each year.


The Darrell Atchley New Mexico Chiropractic Association Scholarship

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, be in 3rd trimester or above and be a New Mexico resident. For an application and additional scholarship criteria requirements, visit Deadlines are March 1 and October 1 each year.


Ohio Chiropractic Foundation Scholarship Program

The Ohio Chiropractic Foundation Student Scholarship can be found online here. For requirements of the Ohio Chiropractic Foundation Scholarship Program, please contact Lora Morrison at or 614-229-5290 if you have additional questions.  Annual deadline is August.


Oklahoma Chiropractic Assistance Scholarship

For requirements of the Chiropractic Education Scholarship Programs visit the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education online at Deadline is in late July each year.


Oregon Student Assistance Commission Scholarships & Access Program

For a complete list of available scholarships/grant programs with requirements, visit The deadline is March 1.


South Dakota Chiropractic Foundation Grant

For application details and deadline (April) dates for multiple awards, students from South Dakota can visit or contact


Leigh Carter Scholarship

Preference will be given to a student from Tennessee. The deadline is March 15th annually. Visit the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at


Vermont Student Assistance Corporation Scholarship

For eligibility criteria and application, visit


North Ottawa Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Applicants must be from Ottawa County (Grand Haven area) in Wisconsin. For all eligibility requirements and application, please visit The application deadline is in early March annually.

Don’t see your state of residency? Contact your state chiropractic association to inquire about possible scholarship opportunities at


Palmer Main Campus Outside Scholarships


Applicant must be in at least their second year of college and plan to continue their education with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and complete an essay on their heritage in addition to the application and letter of recommendation by mid-April each year. For complete details visit


Applicant must have an account established in their own name at Ascentra Credit Union (employees and their dependents are ineligible to apply) and submit an essay explaining how an experience from your life has influenced your financial outlook by late February/early March each year. Visit for application and other details.

Palmer Florida Outside Scholarships


Applicant must be a graduate student who is a resident of Daytona Beach area. Essay and application must be submitted by late February each year. Visit the Ponce Inlet Community Center or email for all scholarship details.